Be Mindful of the Moment

The here and now is all we hold through times of joy and sorrow. We may watch fulsome years unfold— or may not see tomorrow. Be mindful of ... Read more

Help Yourself to Happiness

Everybody, everywhere seeks happiness, it's true, But finding it and keeping it seem difficult to do. Difficult because we think that happiness is ... Read more


Your words swallow my breath creates a feeling that becomes knotted on the inside of my neck flushing the blood away until it's lost leaving my ... Read more

Poem for My Father

At night, long after the midnight movies which I stayed up to see, what little nudity they dared show, I also wrote my poems, my stories, in ... Read more


If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't, it's almost a cinch you ... Read more

How We Didn’t Tell Her

that the housekeeper said that the gardener said that someone named Jean or Jeannie or Jenny who was his friend or maybe his boss had said ... Read more

Flowers Talk

I saw a country garden stretching as far as the eye could see; Woven in the landscape, coloured jewels grew naturally. Angels had kissed each ... Read more

October Morning Rain

The leaves dulled out this year, too dry to make scarlets or flashing golds, and so this rain strips them off quick, quicker than a knife scales a ... Read more